What is the Mediterranean Diet?

The Mediterranean Diet is really a testament to eating local, fresh, and proportionate to nutritional needs.
The geographical areas surrounding the Mediterranean Sea (think Italy, France, Spain, Morocco) were difficult to farm due to challenging terrain […]

Sumptuous Summer Smoothies for Joint Health

Are you suffering from joint pain?
Smoothies can be a convenient and tasty way to “up the ante” nutrition-wise in your diet, and may provide nutrients to support the health of your bones and joints.
This month […]

Top 5 Reasons to See an Integrative RDN

But first check out my previous post What Do Integrative Dietitian Nutritionists Do?

1.)    We’re here to help and listen. We don’t judge you for the choices you make, we work to educate you, find interventions, […]

What do Integrative Dietitian Nutritionists do?

Before addressing this common question ” What do integrative dietitian nutritionists do?”, let’s first clarify that while all dietitians are nutritionists, not all nutritionists are dietitians!
The three steps required to become a nationally credentialed registered […]

Do Physicians Need Nutrition Education?

Why Dietitians and Doctors Must Work Together
The state of nutrition education in medical schools is pretty grim, and several recent news stories have brought to light the reality of how little nutrition training med students […]

The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Public Policy Workshop

I traveled to DC recently with more than 350 colleagues to take part in the  Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Public Policy Workshop June 7-9th 2015.

This workshop focuses on advocating for legislation regarding nutrition-related policies, […]

5 Reasons to Shop at a Farmer’s Market

It’ the perfect time of year to enjoy putting those reusable grocery bags and beautiful Saturday mornings to use while ramping up your nutrition and checking off grocery shopping from the ‘to-do’ list.
When fruits and […]

Do you actually get your daily supply of vitamins and minerals?

Supplements 101: Vitamins, Minerals, and You! PART I
What are Vitamins and Minerals? We have all read the definition of vitamins and minerals in general health class or anatomy and physiology. Maybe they don’t mean a […]

Learn the benefits of Dietitians in Integrative and Functional Medicine

Monique Richard, MS, RDN, LDN believes that given the right “tools” the body can heal itself. This is a Dietitians in Integrative and Functional Medicine approach.

Increase your Nutrition IQ one bite at a time.

The benefits of working with a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist is having the ability to collaborate on a healthy, clear-cut plan that works best for you and your individual nutrition needs.

It’s about understanding what nutrition looks […]